Call for Papers

132nd Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting

April 17 - 18, 2020
Drake University
1105 University Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa

Abstract Deadline: February 19, 2020

Click the button to submit an abstract, learn about the abstract process and review presentation guidelines.

Abstract Submission

The Abstract Fee includes registration for primary authors.

Iowa Junior Academy of Science students click here.

Faculty, graduate and undergraduate students are invited to present research in either an oral or poster format. Graduate and undergraduate students meet colleagues and professional scientists from across Iowa in a friendly professional setting close to home at a very reasonable cost

Primary authors receive a discounted fee to attend the IAS Annual Meeting. Secondary authors pay standard registration fees based on their membership status.

Abstract Fees:

  • IAS Professional Member: $55

  • IAS Student Member: $25

  • Non-Member Professional: $135

  • Non-Member Student: $30

Primary authors are billed for the abstract fee after the abstract has been accepted.

Help IAS Promote the Annual Meeting

Option 1

  • Download, print and post the Call for Papers poster by clicking on the button.

Option 2

Download and attach the poster in an email to your colleagues.

Download, print, post, or email a printable 8.5 X 11" poster by clicking on the button.


Option 3

Request and Post the Call for Papers Poster

We are printing posters as needed.

The Call for Papers is printed on high quality 8 1/2" x 11" paper suitable for posting in academic institutions. To request copies please fill out and submit the form below. Posters will be mailed to you at the address provided on the form below. We encourage you to request multiple copies and post them in all appropriate places on your campus. We need to have copies posted at every academic institution in Iowa.

Thank you in advance for your willingness to help! If you have questions contact the Academy office at 319-273-2021 or email 

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